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Obituary for Robert Ronald "Bob" Peters

Robert Ronald “Bob” Peters, 80, of Franklin, NC, formerly of Dexter, MI, passed away Monday, Feb. 13, 2023, peacefully at his home, after a short illness.

Born Jul 31, 1942, in Ann Arbor, MI, the only child of the late Howard A. and Gustie G. Stagner Peters, he was a graduate of Ann Arbor High School, member of Post #46 Hunt and Fish Club of Dexter, MI, former member of the Dexter Lions Club, and a retired electrician, IBEW Local #252 of Ann Arbor, MI.

Bob was an active member of Iotla Baptist Church, Franklin, NC, involved in the Wednesday night kitchen crew, Berean Sunday School class, special historical projects, sang in the church choir, and served on the church facility committee.
A proud father and grandfather he spent his retirement attending local auctions, reading, building his antique collection, splitting wood with his good friend George, and working with his gun collection.

He will be remembered for his warm smile, generosity, and his love of the mountains.

Bob is survived by his son, Jeffrey Peters, of Chelsea, MI; daughter, Jill (Neil) Covington, Dexter, MI; grandchildren, Matthew Ringlein of Ann Arbor, MI and Katherine Ringlein of Grand Rapids, MI; stepchildren, Mark (Stephanie) LaVigne of Pinckney, MI, Rachelle (Rob) Day of Scottsdale, AZ; Brandi (Antonio) Whitehead, of Southfield, MI; step niece Brooke (Alvin) Arabo of Scottsdale, AZ; and several step grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, February 25th, 11am at Iotla Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 10-11am, one hour prior to the service. Rev. Brandon Breedlove will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to; Iotla Baptist Church, 1537 Iotla Church Rd, Franklin, NC 28734.

Online condolences can be made at

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.